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Meghan takes spotlight in Fiji to back female education

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British royal Meghan Markle recounted her own struggles to afford university as she passionately promoted female …

Migrant caravan stops to rest in Mexico amid Trump threats

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Thousands of Honduran migrants heading to the United States -- a caravan President Donald Trump has called an "assault …

Starbucks opens first sign language store in US

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Rebecca Witzofsky, a 20-year-old deaf student at Gallaudet University in Washington, and her hearing friend Nikolas …

Federer digs deep to reach Basel second round

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Roger Federer had to fight hard to hold off Serbia's Filip Krajinovic on Tuesday, edging to a 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 win to reach …

Ronaldo helps Juve sink Man Utd as Real Madrid win but fail to convince

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Cristiano Ronaldo marked his return to Old Trafford with a victory as Juventus beat Manchester United 1-0 in the …

Tesla shares surge as stock short-seller goes long

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Tesla shares surged on Tuesday after a high-profile stock short-seller shifted gears to say the electric car maker is …

US security chief says 'productive' talks in Moscow despite treaty pull out

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US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Tuesday praised "productive" talks with President Vladimir Putin and other …

US revokes Saudi visas in first action over Khashoggi

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The United States said Tuesday it was revoking visas of Saudis involved in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as …

Hurricane Willa bears down on Mexico

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Mexico braced Tuesday for the impact of Hurricane Willa as it began unleashing a powerful storm surge on its Pacific …

Explosive device found at NY home of billionaire Soros

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The FBI on Tuesday was investigating an explosive device found in the mailbox at the New York home of US billionaire and …

Smiles, selfies as Saudi crown prince attends investment forum amid 'crisis'

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Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince appeared Tuesday at a glitzy investment forum boycotted by a host of global …

Erdogan demands punishment for all behind 'planned Khashoggi murder'

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday the "savage murder" of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi …

Wozniacki back on track in Singapore with win over Kvitova

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A tenacious Caroline Wozniacki revived her WTA Finals title defence with a third set masterclass against Petra Kvitova …

EU rejects Italy's budget in eurozone first

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The European Commission on Tuesday rejected Italy's draft 2019 budget, the first time the EU executive has ever sent a …

Saudi crown prince attends investment forum amid 'crisis'

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Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince Tuesday attended a glitzy investment forum boycotted by a host of global business …

Brexit backer Dyson to make electric cars in Singapore

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British electric appliance pioneer Dyson said Tuesday it had picked Singapore as the site for its first electric car …

BMW recalls over 1 mn cars over exhaust system fire risk

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German high-end carmaker BMW said Tuesday it would recall more than one million additional diesel cars, citing a problem …

World's oldest intact shipwreck found in Black Sea

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An ancient Greek trading ship dating back more than 2,400 years has been found virtually intact at the bottom of the …

Erdogan wants Istanbul trial over 'planned' Khashoggi murder

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called for the trial in Istanbul of the Saudi suspects in the murder …

Saudi Arabia in 'crisis' in face of Khashoggi murder: minister

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Saudi Arabia is in "crisis" in the face of international outrage over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Energy …

Turkey president to reveal 'naked truth' about Khashoggi murder

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was set Tuesday to reveal what he called the "naked truth" about the murder in …

China's president inaugurates Hong Kong-mainland mega bridge

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China's President Xi Jinping officially opened the world's longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland …

Saudi hosts investment forum under Khashoggi shadow

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Saudi Arabia opened an investment conference on Tuesday despite a wave of cancellations from policymakers and business …

'Game changer' tuberculosis drug cures 8 in 10

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A new treatment for a drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis can cure 80 percent of sufferers, according to a trial …

Cryptocurrency bitcoin marks 10 years

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October 31, 2008 marked the birth of bitcoin. Ten years on, the world's first cryptocurrency is at the forefront of a …

After killing, Saudi Arabia's formidable PR machine shows cracks

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When the United States was attacked on September 11, 2001 by 19 hijackers -- 15 of them from Saudi Arabia -- the kingdom …

Mayweather rematch closer as Pacquiao signs to face 'top PBC fighters'

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A potential blockbuster rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather moved a step closer as the Filipino icon …

Trump to cut Central America aid as migrant caravan rolls on

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President Donald Trump said Monday the United States will start cutting aid to three Central American countries as a …

Trump says US ready to bolster nuclear arsenal after vowing treaty pullout

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President Donald Trump said Monday the United States is ready to build up its nuclear arsenal after announcing it is …

China's president launches Hong Kong-mainland mega bridge

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China's President Xi Jinping launched the world's longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China …

Turkey's Erdogan to reveal 'naked truth' about Khashoggi murder

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected Tuesday to reveal what he has said is the "naked truth" about the …

Saudi hosts investment conference despite Khashoggi fallout

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Saudi Arabia kicks off an investment summit Tuesday despite a wave of cancellations from policymakers and business …

Messi injury gives Barca and Dembele chance to prove their worth

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Barcelona's lowest ebbs are invariably followed by questions about Lionel Messi but the issue of over-reliance may …

In a London warehouse, the tools of Britain's soft power

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In an unremarkable warehouse down a back alley in central London, thousands of paintings, prints and drawings are lined …

China launches Hong Kong-mainland mega bridge

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The world's longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China will be launched Tuesday at a time when …

'Sexy football': Aubameyang, Ozil star as Arsenal make it perfect 10

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mesut Ozil stole the show as Arsenal swept to their 10th successive win with a dominant …

Mariners say Bolt not A-League grade as deal talks stall

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Australia's Central Coast Mariners said negotiations with Usain Bolt were stalled over money Tuesday, also warning the …

Global stocks mixed as Asian rally fails to spread

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World stocks were mixed to start the week on Monday, as investor enthusiasm in Asia failed to spread to Europe and Wall …

Peruvian archeologists discover pre-Columbian statues

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Archeologists in Peru have found 20 800-year-old wooden statues in the largest pre-Columbian site in the Americas, …

US security chief, Russians in tough talks over nuclear treaty

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Donald Trump's national security advisor John Bolton insisted at meetings with top Russian officials Monday that Moscow …

Turkey says Khashoggi murder 'savagely planned'

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Turkey said Monday the murder of Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul was "savagely planned" as evidence …

'Game changer' tuberculosis drug cures 9 in 10

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A new treatment for a drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis can cure more than 90 percent of sufferers, according to a …

Turkey says Khashoggi murder in Saudi consulate 'savagely planned'

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Turkey on Monday said that the murder of Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul was "savagely planned", …

New drug slashes death rates among drug-resistant TB patients: scientists

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A new treatment for a deadly drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis can cure more than 90 percent of sufferers, according …

Sri Lanka arrests cricket official over $5.5m fraud

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Sri Lankan police arrested a top cricket board official Monday over a $5.5 million fraud involving the sale of …

Russians tell US security chief ready to cooperate over nuclear treaty

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Top Russian officials on Monday told Donald Trump's national security advisor that Moscow is ready to cooperate with …

NATO soldier killed in Taliban-claimed attack in Afghanistan

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A NATO soldier was killed and two others wounded in a Taliban-claimed attack in Afghanistan on Monday, days after a US …

Trump says US to start cutting aid as migrant caravan rolls on

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President Donald Trump said Monday the US will start cutting aid to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador as a caravan of …

US security chief in Moscow as nuclear treaty hangs in balance

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The Kremlin said on Monday that Washington's withdrawal from a key Cold War-era nuclear treaty would make the world more …

Italy tells EU it will control deficit, stick to big-spending budget

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Italy's populist government on Monday responded to EU criticism of its budget with a vow to stick to its public spending …

Trump says US to start cutting aid as migrant caravan rolls on

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President Donald Trump said Monday the US will start cutting aid to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador as a caravan of …

From 'problem child' to 'prodigy'? LSD turns 75

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Lysergic acid diethylamide was labelled a "problem child" by the man who discovered its hallucinogenic properties in …

Trump: US to begin cutting aid to Central America over migrant caravan

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President Donald Trump said Monday the United States will begin cutting aid to three Central American nations because of …

US general wounded in last week's Afghan insider attack

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A US general was shot and wounded in a Taliban-claimed attack on a high-level security meeting last week that killed a …

US security chief Bolton in Moscow for talks on nuclear treaty

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White House national security advisor John Bolton on Monday began two days of meetings with senior Russian officials …

Turkey turns up heat on Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi

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Turkey's pro-government media published new claims on Monday linking Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the death …

Honduran migrants prepare to march on after Trump vows to halt them

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Thousands of Honduran migrants whose trek toward the United States has triggered tirades from US President Donald Trump …

John Bolton in Moscow for tough talks on nuclear treaty

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White House national security advisor John Bolton on Monday begins two days of meetings with senior Russian officials …

Taiwan investigates train crash that killed 18

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Taiwan's president pushed for a swift investigation Monday after an express train derailed on a coastal tourist route, …

Fiat sells auto parts unit to Japan's Calsonic for 6.2 bn euros

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Fiat Chrysler said Monday it was selling its Italian auto parts unit Magneti Marelli to Japan's Calsonic Kansei (CK) in …

'We failed them': Australia apologises to child sex abuse victims

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison issued a national apology to thousands of victims of institutional sex abuse …

Prince Harry goes solo on royal tour as pregnant Meghan rests

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Prince Harry greeted an Aboriginal community on the stunning World Heritage-listed Fraser Island Monday as his pregnant …

Biopic tribute to slain war reporter Marie Colvin as journalism comes 'under attack'

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A biopic of war correspondent Marie Colvin, who died in Syria in 2012, is a celebration of journalism as it increasingly …

May to say Brexit '95 percent' settled as MP mutiny fears rise

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Prime Minister Theresa May will tell Britain's parliament on Monday that Brexit negotiations are "95 percent" complete …

Saints, Patriots hold on for wins in a drama-filled NFL Sunday

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Drew Brees achieved a couple more milestones and Tom Brady breathed a sigh of relief in a bruising day of monumental NFL …

Bullish City of London stays confident as Brexit nears

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London's powerhouse financial district fretted over a brain drain when the country voted for Brexit, but its leading …

Honduran migrants march as Trump vows 'full efforts' to halt them

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Thousands of Honduran migrants whose trek toward the United States has triggered tirades from US President Donald Trump …

Turkey vows to reveal 'naked truth' over Khashoggi death

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday vowed to reveal within days the "naked truth" over the death of …

Return of a hungry Ronaldo worrying for Manchester United

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Cristiano Ronaldo will always be fondly remembered at Old Trafford, but as the five-time Ballon d'Or winner rolls back …

Bayern head to AEK buoyed by 'liberating' victory

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Bayern Munich travel to Greece to face AEK Athens in the Champions League on Tuesday boosted by a Bundesliga win that …

Germany won't export arms to Saudi 'in current situation': Merkel

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday that Berlin would not export arms to Saudi Arabia for now in the wake of …

Easter Islanders hope to swap a copy for iconic statue in UK museum

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For 150 years, the British Museum has housed one of the iconic, heavy-browed stone figures that Chile's Easter Island is …

Hamilton waits for F1 title as Raikkonen wins US Grand Prix

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Lewis Hamilton was forced to wait for a fifth world title when he finished third at the US Grand Prix on Sunday as …

Federer reveals long-standing hand injury

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Roger Federer has revealed that he has been suffering with a hand injury since the summer, but said the problem is no …

Poland's nationalists on top in regional polls, but losing urban vote

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Poland's governing nationalists came out on top in regional elections Sunday, but were losing to opposition centrists in …

18 dead after train flips in Taiwan

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At least 18 people have died after an express train derailed and flipped over on a popular coastal tourist route in …

Turkey vows to reveal 'truth' over Khashoggi death

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Sunday to reveal within days the "naked truth" over the death of …

Russia warns Trump over 'dangerous' plan to quit nuclear treaty

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Moscow on Sunday warned US President Donald Trump that his plan to ditch a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty with …

Afghan polling centres plagued by problems as casualties surge

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Problems plagued hundreds of Afghan polling centres Sunday in the shambolic legislative election's second day of voting, …

22 dead after train flips in Taiwan

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At least 22 people have died after an express train derailed and flipped over on a popular coastal tourist route in …

17 dead after train flips in Taiwan

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At least 17 people have died after an express train derailed and flipped over on a popular coastal route in Taiwan on …

Angola says 380,000 illegal migrants have left in weeks

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About 380,000 illegal migrants, mostly from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, have left Angola in less than …

Saudi account of Khashoggi's death meets growing scepticism

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Saudi Arabia faced a growing chorus of incredulity Sunday over its belated explanation of how critic Jamal Khashoggi …

Pregnant Meghan takes break from Australia royal tour

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Meghan, the pregnant wife of Britain's Prince Harry, is scaling back her engagements during the royal couple's 16-day …

Rockets spoil James' home debut in fight-marred game

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LeBron James's home debut with the Los Angeles Lakers ended on a sour note Saturday as the Houston Rockets seized …

Hundreds of Afghan polling centres open for second day of voting

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Hundreds of Afghan polling centres opened Sunday for a second day of voting in a chaotic legislative election marred by …

Honda's Marquez claims MotoGP title hat-trick in Japan

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Honda's Marc Marquez stormed to victory in a nail-biting Japan race Sunday to capture his third straight MotoGP world …

Mexico allows caravan women, children in, but thousands still stranded

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Mexican authorities allowed dozens of women and children from a US-bound Honduran migrant caravan to enter the country …

World champion Chen wins Skate America title

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Nathan Chen's "watered down" free skate was more than enough to give the reigning world champion an emphatic victory …

'Fatigue, frustration and confusion': Belfast's Brexit hangover

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Of all the roadblocks on the way to a Brexit deal Northern Ireland is the biggest, and nobody feels more unease about …

Saudi to host 'Davos in desert' despite outcry over slain journalist

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Saudi Arabia will host a key investment summit on Tuesday, overshadowed by the killing of critic Jamal Khashoggi that …

Brazil looking likely to elect far-right Bolsonaro as president

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Barring any last-minute upset, Brazil appears poised to elect Jair Bolsonaro, a populist far-right veteran politician, …

Emery's Arsenal face gruelling week

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Unai Emery admits Arsenal will struggle to cope with a draining schedule that sees them host Leicester at the start of …

Gosden the graduate with a First in racing

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John Gosden lapped up the plaudits that flowed after training three winners on Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday but …

Trump says US will pull out of nuclear arms deal with Russia

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President Donald Trump confirmed Saturday that the United States plans to leave a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty …

Germany urges global minimum tax for digital giants

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German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said in an interview for publication Sunday he backed a global minimum fiscal regime …

Riyadh admits Khashoggi died in Istanbul mission as world powers demand answers

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Saudi Arabia admitted Saturday that critic Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its Istanbul consulate, as world powers …

Trump unsatisfied with Saudi response to journalist death, backs arms deal

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US President Donald Trump said Saturday he was not satisfied with Saudi Arabia's response to a dissident journalist's …

Messi to miss three weeks after fracturing right arm

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Lionel Messi is expected to be out for three weeks after fracturing his right arm during Barcelona's win over Sevilla on …

Trump opposes halting Saudi arms deal after journalist death

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US President Donald Trump warned Saturday against halting a Saudi arms deal, saying it would hurt American jobs, despite …

Messi suffers arm injury as Barca put four past Sevilla

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Lionel Messi scored and then went off injured as Barcelona beat Sevilla 4-2 on Saturday to move back to the top of La …

Trump says US will pull out of nuclear deal with Russia

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President Donald Trump confirmed Saturday that the United States plans to leave a landmark nuclear weapons treaty with …